Travel Blogs from Ilha Grande, Brazil

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Little Island and that, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Little Island and that

A travel blog entry by paullawson9

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... and I believe their football careers will never be the same again. Yesterday we moved on from Ilha Grande and headed down to Paraty, back on mainland Brazil. Unfortunately I was very ill yesterday and was throwing up repeatedly so had to stay in bed ...

Ilha Grande, Island Paradise, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande, Island Paradise

A travel blog entry by phoebeandmoons

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As if we hadn't been spoiled enough by Brazilian beaches, our next stop was Ilha Grande, an island paradise set off the coast of Rio. A short 2 hour bus and 1 hour boat ride from Paraty, it was a breeze to get to.  Not knowing what to expect, we were ...

What is the best beach in Brazil?, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

What is the best beach in Brazil?

A travel blog entry by jamesbalfour

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... sand and crystal blue warm sea, was almost like being back home! It was a bit strange leaving Rio as carnival was kicking off, but Ilha Grande did its bit. We went out to a beach bar in the evening for a quiet Caipirinha or 2, and a random French brass ...

Ilha Grande, Brazil, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande, Brazil

A travel blog entry by randy_rs

What a beautiful ...

Where is the perfect place to chill out after Rio?, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Where is the perfect place to chill out after Rio?

A travel blog entry by jamesbalfour

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... Rio on my way North through Brazil, so it's all good.   I said cheerio to Vila Casanova and got a transfer to Ilha Grande with green toad bus..... thanks for recommendation Becky! I got picked up at the door at 11am in a smooth friendly transfer to ...

Chilling on a paradise island, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Chilling on a paradise island

A travel blog entry by bobdeehamill

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A great place to chill out and soak up the sun on one of the Islands 106 beaches. We also hooked up with the mad Canadians Cameron and Caroline. We caught the cool ferry from the main land which only cost about 1.50p for the 2 hour trip and arrived in ...

Ilha Grande - island of the dogs!, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande - island of the dogs!

A travel blog entry by oysters

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Goodybe Rio, hello Ilha Grande. A bus picked us up at 11am to take us to a town where we were going to get on a boat to reach the island. Although it was sad to say goodbye to Rio I was looking forward to island life - Rio certainly held a special place ...

Amazing beaches, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Amazing beaches

A travel blog entry by abpotter2011

... boat and we were away. It was a nice day and a few of the crazy Aussie guys that we meet at Carnaval had made it to Ilha Grande and were on the boat. While I was definitely pacing myself throughout the day once I got talking to a few Irish girls it was ...

Getting a taste of..., Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Getting a taste of...

A travel blog entry by jhonnybrandon

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Happy again.., Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Happy again..

A travel blog entry by graybean

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... all our legs were able to function on land again, we had beautiful views from our hostel, great location, so was worth the suffering. Ilha Grande was lovely. No cars, no ATMs and lots of dogs everywhere. We spent a lot of time on the beaches and one day ...

The most beautiful beach - Lopes Mendes, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

The most beautiful beach - Lopes Mendes

A travel blog entry by jamesnicky

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... , coffee, tea, ham, cheese and various rolls and breads. Today we are going to Lopes Mendes on the eastern side of Ilha Grande.  Instead of catching the ferry (like most people) we were going to hike the couple hours there.  While the ...

Ilha Grande, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande

A travel blog entry by rachgeary

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Our hostel in Paraty offered a shuttle bus directly to Ilha Grande including the bus to the boat and the boat itself across to the island. In total it cost $60r. If you wanted a cheaper option you can get a bus from Paraty to Angra Dos Reis and following ...

Ilha Grande, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande

A travel blog entry by peppo2006

Paradise Island Just a day trip south of Rio and a short boat trip to this traffic free small paradise island with beautiful sand beaches and a very relaxed ...

Ferien zum Abschluss, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ferien zum Abschluss

A travel blog entry by zedipedi

Schiffswrack und Helikopterwrack ...

More beach buming, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

More beach buming

A travel blog entry by yanandasif

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Having completely partied ourselves out in Rio, we decided to seek a tranquil hideaway in the South on a little island called Ilha Grande for more beautiful beaches and good trekking.  What with no cars or ATMs on the island, it seemed the perfect ...

Island Paradise, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Island Paradise

A travel blog entry by howie12

Leaving Rio on the saturday we headed down the coast and then caught a ferry to visit Ilha Grande, a remote island off the rio state coast which until 1994 was a prison for political dissidents. Nowadays its a national park and the use of even motor ...

Ilha grande plus carnaval, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ilha grande plus carnaval

A travel blog entry by jeremetloic

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... le matin en camping mais bon heureusement il y a la plage pour se reposer et se rafraichir!!! Aujourd hui nous avons quitte Ilha grande ( Ouf!!! Nous avions plus que 8reais en poche,(2,50euros) et aucun moyen de tirer de l argent sur l ile. C ...

Ilha Grande, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande

A travel blog entry by phat_gringo

Get a bit lost trying to find the bus station Have trouble getting money out Meet up with 2 Swis travelers waiting for the bus Meet up with some cool Brazilians on the bus, one of whome is a bar tender on the island and hooked us up with the ...

Have we finally made it?, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Have we finally made it?

A travel blog entry by jhonnybrandon

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We were almost in Ilha Grande and the view was amazing. About 45min later, we docked in Ilha Grande. Although we were amazed by the place, we still had this problem: we didn't get the hotel's phone number, and nobody from the hotel was waiting for us - as ...

Rush, rush, rush, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Rush, rush, rush

A travel blog entry by camillalomax

We were up at 8:30 and jumped on a bus that took us to thebusthe station, except it wasn't the same bus as last time and took so much longer. We were cutting it fine with just minutes to spare. Thank goodness it left late. We were allocated seats but it ...

Beach and Fire Paching!!, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Beach and Fire Paching!!

A travel blog entry by nick88

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Hey up again!  Slowly catching up with my blogs! Anyway today was the morning of waking up with a sudden realisation that we needed to go and search the Atlantic ocean for Joels wallet!  Headed on down to the hostel we were at to realise that ...

Day Trip Island Adventure near Rio, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Day Trip Island Adventure near Rio

A travel blog entry by tully.stanley

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... large masts (which seemed to serve no purpose) we were at the first of three swimming sites in and around the island of Ilha Grande and snorkels were in the water with the on board Brazilian band pumping out smooth samba beats and local popular tunes. ...

Ilha Grande, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande

A travel blog entry by gravsa

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Lovely island off the Costa Verde in Brazil.  Again the temperature and humidity made it to high to move or think.  All we managed was a 30 minute stroll through the tropical forest and a day long boat tour with plenty of drop off points for ...

Pics of Ilha Grande, Brazil, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Pics of Ilha Grande, Brazil

A travel blog entry by davidandsar

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Rio de Janeiro, Petropolis and Ilha Grande, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Rio de Janeiro, Petropolis and Ilha Grande

A travel blog entry by sarahblythe

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... the time..in the city, everywhere on the way to places on bus journeys, and on the island we are on now near Rio, Ilha Grande. -          - We have discovered two Brazilian concepts so far that we enjoy and ...

Island Paradise, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Island Paradise

A travel blog entry by brett_and_fi

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... we had to hike through the jungle for roughly an hour which proved to be hot, humid, and steep. But our reward was finding Praia Grande das Palmas where we had lunch under some palm trees and went for a much needed swim. The next hour was a mix of hiking ...

Can we stay please?, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Can we stay please?

A travel blog entry by suzieandandrew

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... entertaining, easy to read and ultimately utter, utter rubbish. No surprises there. Suzie's next to tackle it. Another cool thing about ilha grande is the massive range of ages everywhere. In the UK, and in lots of European places, it seems the young ...

My trip to Ilha Grande Island, Rio de Janeiro..., Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

My trip to Ilha Grande Island, Rio de Janeiro...

A travel blog entry by iwhendo

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After a 2 hour bus trip from Paraty and a 50 minute catamaran boat across the bay we arrived in Ilha Grande Island around lunchtime. As soon as I arrived it reminded me exactly of Phi Phi island in Thailand... lots of beachfront restaurants & ...

Welcome to the jungle... (Guns 'n' Roses anyone?), Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Welcome to the jungle... (Guns 'n' Roses anyone?)

A travel blog entry by joslyncarsten

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... little jungle. They grew pinapples / guavas / mangoes / chillis / cocoa / limes etc etc in the garden. Everything tasted wonderful. Ilha Grande is well known for it's hiking trails through the rainforest and its beautiful beaches. We took a hike over to ...

brasilianisches Inselparadies, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

brasilianisches Inselparadies

A travel blog entry by julicoco

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Ich bin zurueck von der Ilha Grande! Ich hatte eine Woche, wie sie im Buche stehen koennte: Die Ilha Grande ist ein wahres Paradies. Glasklares Wasser, weisse Sandstraende, tropischer Regenwald, schoene Boote, schoene Menschen, schoene Cafés und ...

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